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The dining car on the Bangkok-Singapore Eastern & Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express: More useful information

Rowena Carr-Allinson follows up her review of the Eastern & Oriental Express with some suggestions of great places to stay at either end of the line - and practical details on arrival in Thailand.

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Trishaws in Penang

A trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express: Part Three

"Everything they say is true. The Orient Express legend deserves its glamorous reputation. Definitely the thing of novels, stories told at dinner parties and the stuff of great memories." With regret, Rowena Carr-Allinson reaches the end of the line - and her review of the Eastern & Oriental Express - in Singapore.

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A trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express: Part Two

"This is no ordinary train. Luxury prevails. In fact, Ulf Bruchert, the manager, confides that the train was modelled on the one in the 1932 Marlene Dietrich movie Shanghai Express." Rowena Carr-Allinson indulges herself in the rail trip of a lifetime...

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The Eastern & Orient Express passing through the South East Asian countryside

A trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express

"If you ever find yourself in Bangkok and either have recently come into some money or are travelling on company expenses, may I suggest that there is no better way to get to Singapore than on the Eastern & Oriental Express." Rowena Carr-Allinson takes the train, and a step back in time, from Bangkok to Singapore...

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